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|Michigan House of Representatives, District 71|
|January 1, 2013 - present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Bachelor's||Wayne State University|
|Master's||Wayne State University|
|Place of birth||Detroit, Michigan|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Abed served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Regulatory Reform|
Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent Theresa Abed was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Tom Barrett was unopposed in the Republican primary. Abed was defeated by Barrett in the general election.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 71 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Theresa Abed Incumbent||49.8%||17,612|
Abed won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 71. She defeated Andrea Cascarilla and Douglas C. Drake in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated incumbent Deb Shaughnessy (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 71, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Deb Shaughnessy Incumbent||46.6%||21,637|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 71 Democratic Primary, 2012|
Abed was a Democratic candidate for the District 71 House seat in 2010. She defeated Mark Eagle, Fred Fry, Justin Heany and Bob Robinson in the August 3 Democratic primary. She was defeated by Deb Shaughnessy (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
Comprehensive donor information for Abed is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Abed raised a total of $137,256 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.
|Theresa Abed's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Michigan State House, District 71||$108,599|
|2010||Michigan State House, District 71||$28,657|
|Grand Total Raised||$137,256|
2012Abed won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Abed raised a total of $108,599.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Theresa Abed's campaign in 2012|
|Planned Parenthood Affiliates Of Michigan||$5,000|
|Segal For Michigan||$5,000|
|Michigan Education Association||$5,000|
|Sheet Metal Workers Local 7||$5,000|
|Michigan Trial Lawyers Association||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$108,599|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Abed lost the election for the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Abed raised a total of $28,657.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Theresa Abed's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Auto Workers||$5,000|
|Michigan Education Association||$4,950|
|Eaton County Democrats & Friends||$2,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$28,657|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Profile from Open States
- Profile from Vote-USA
- Follow the Money profile
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Michigan Secretary of State, "Representative in State Legislature," accessed August 6, 2014
- Michigan Secretary of State, "Representative in State Legislature," accessed December 5, 2014
- Michigan Secretary of State, "2014 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed May 27, 2014
- Michigan Secretary of State, "2014 Official Michigan General Candidate Listing," accessed September 8, 2014
- Michigan Department of State, "2012 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed January 5, 2013
- Michigan Department of State, "2012 Official Michigan General Election Results," accessed January 5, 2013
- Follow the Money, "Abed, Therea," accessed June 11, 2013
Deb Shaughnessy (R)
|Michigan House of Representatives District 71
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